The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 20 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 25 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.04% 3.52% 6.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% 14.81% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 18
Average salary £48,750 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.62% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £47,500 £68,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 81 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.90% 23.75% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 19 (44.19%) Cisco
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 15 (34.88%) WAN
3 15 (34.88%) LAN
4 14 (32.56%) VoIP
4 14 (32.56%) DNS
5 13 (30.23%) VPN
5 13 (30.23%) ITIL
6 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (25.58%) Internet
7 10 (23.26%) SSL
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) Clustering
7 10 (23.26%) CCVP
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 10 (23.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (20.93%) F5
8 9 (20.93%) Windows
9 8 (18.60%) AIX
9 8 (18.60%) Solaris
9 8 (18.60%) Linux
9 8 (18.60%) UNIX
9 8 (18.60%) CCNA
9 8 (18.60%) RHCE
9 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
9 8 (18.60%) IBM AIX Certification
9 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) WAN
1 15 (34.88%) LAN
2 14 (32.56%) VoIP
2 14 (32.56%) DNS
3 13 (30.23%) VPN
4 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (25.58%) Internet
5 10 (23.26%) SSL
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (9.30%) Network Security
8 4 (9.30%) Wireless
8 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 4 (9.30%) FWSM
8 4 (9.30%) SAN
9 3 (6.98%) DHCP
10 2 (4.65%) IPv4
10 2 (4.65%) OSPF
10 2 (4.65%) BGP
10 2 (4.65%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) AppScan
1 2 (4.65%) Paros
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Administrator
4 10 (23.26%) Network Administrator
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco Administrator
5 8 (18.60%) UNIX Team Leader
5 8 (18.60%) Team Leader
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Data Network Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Data Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Support
8 3 (6.98%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) AIX
2 8 (18.60%) Solaris
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
3 3 (6.98%) Line Management
4 2 (4.65%) Information Security
4 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.65%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Security Management
4 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (39.53%) CCNP
3 10 (23.26%) CCVP
4 8 (18.60%) RHCE
4 8 (18.60%) IBM AIX Certification
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) MCP
8 3 (6.98%) CCSP
9 2 (4.65%) MCITP
9 2 (4.65%) CISMP
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.65%) HND
9 2 (4.65%) MCSE
9 2 (4.65%) CISSP
10 1 (2.33%) MCSA
10 1 (2.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) BS7799
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.65%) UAG
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.98%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (4.65%) WebInspect
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) F5
5 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.63%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) LogRhythm
7 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.98%) VMware
8 3 (6.98%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) HP
9 2 (4.65%) Brocade
9 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.33%) Oracle
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Nokia
10 1 (2.33%) ESRI